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Clive Swift

9 February 1936 to 1 February 2019

A British actor best known for his role as the downtrodden husband of Hyacinth Bucket on Keeping Up Appearances (1990-1995), Swift’s Richard remained simultaneously exasperated whilst accepting of his lot in life. On the big screen his notable credits included Frenzy (1972), Excalibur (1981) and A Passage to India (1984).

Read Clive Swift's Guardian obituary here.